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Hà Nội returns to life after social distancing

Update: April, 25/2020 - 08:49


Traffic in Hà Nội increased on April 23, the first day after social restrictions were eased. VNA/VNS Photo Danh Lam

HÀ NỘI — Daily activities are slowly returning to normal for most citizens after seven consecutive days of recording no new cases of COVID-19 but they still must abide by the Prime Minister's Directive No.15 / CT-TTg  on the prevention and control of COVID-19.

A coffee shop on Triệu Việt Vương Street has reopened after shutting for days due to social distancing restrictions. — VNA/VNS Photo Anh Tuấn

According to a request made by the city's People’s Committee, although the social distancing regulations has been eased in Hà Nội since Wednesday, restaurants must separate tables at a safe distance. Commercial centres and supermarkets must also ensure proper distancing while taking people's temperatures and providing hand sanitiser for customers. Streetside tea shops that pose a high risk of the virus spreading remain banned from serving customers.

Some bus routes in Hà Nội have resumed operations after being closed due to COVID-19. — VNA/VNS Photo Lâm Khánh

All drivers must keep a safe distance and police have been tasked with reminding drivers of the restrictions when they stop at red lights. — VNS

Restaurants in Hà Nội have started to reopen but still have to abide by disease prevention regulations. — VNA/VNS Photo Minh Quyết


Construction workers are pictured on their way to a construction site on April 23. — VNA/VNS Photo Huy Hùng


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